Thanks in Every Language

This Thanksgiving, as you do your turkey-eating and football-watching, consider some harvest celebrations from around the world. Although Thanksgiving as we know it in the U.S. is only celebrated in our country, for thousands of years and in virtually every culture, people have found ways to give thanks for what they have. Wherever there has…

Principles of Fair Trade: Capacity Building

We have all heard the old adage “give a man a fish, he eats for a day; teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime.” Perhaps a better adage for the world of fair trade would be “buy fish from a man for a fair price, he eats for a year; show him…